William Carroll Publishes New Book: Suzuki Seijun and Postwar Japanese Cinema

EALC alum, William Carroll, offers a new account of Seijun Suzuki's career that highlights the intersections of film theory, film production, cinephile culture, and politics in 1960s Japan in, "Suzuki Seijun and Postwar Japanese Cinema."

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UChicago Participates at the 2022 Association for Asian Studies Conference

This year, the annual Association for Asian Studies conference is taking place March 24-27 at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center and the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Resort Hotel, in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.  The conference includes a full program of both in-person events and online sessions. The Association for Asian Studies annual conference is the largest academic conference worldwide dedicated exclusively to Asian Studies research with topics covering all countries in Asia across 30 academic disciplines.

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CEAS Event Updates

This page has been updated as of January 27, 2023.

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UChicago Memorial Concert: We Will Remember

In 2021, three University of Chicago students lost their lives due to gun violence in Hyde Park and environs. Feelings of shock, grief, terror, as well as anger and helplessness rippled through our community. Some time has passed and now the University community comes together to support each other, to contemplate our losses and we hope to emerge into a different emotional space to go forward together. Here is a memorial event that we are dedicating to the families and friends of the three young men as well as to our community.

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UChicago Japanese Studies Librarian Featured in Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago's e-Japan Journal

For UChicago's Japanese studies librarian, Dr. Ayako Yoshimura has had a deep interest in Yōkai, ghosts, and traditional Japanese folktales about the supernatural during her journey to become a folklorist.  For her, folklore is anything that is a reflection of human expressive behavior.  Her interest in folklore came from a young age and further developed into adulthood when she completed her Ph.D. in Folklore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she also served as a Japanese studies bibliographer.

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